Colorado Christian University

America hasn't peaked yet

July 17th, 2014|

(’76 Editor) “Contrition is BS.” Press secretary Ronald Ziegler’s acid tone shocked me – and he didn’t use the initials. It was 1973, a bad year in a bad decade for America. I was a young speechwriter in the Nixon White House, assigned to gather input from Ziegler and national security advisor Henry Kissinger for a TV address […]

Hewitt to young conservatives: Here's how to exert influence

July 11th, 2014|

When 120 students aged 16-20 gather from across the country next week at Colorado Christian University for the Young Conservatives Leadership Conference, lead instructor Hugh Hewitt will offer them a toolbox for influencing the world spiritually, culturally, and politically. […]

What's education for? The Founders knew better than we seem to

May 13th, 2014|

(’76 Contributor) What a great honor it is to be here to address the graduating class of 2014! First, congratulations! Second, a special thank you to your outstanding president Bill Armstrong and to your board of trustees. Thank you for your leadership and for providing a remarkable institution of quality and integrity. […]

Statement by Wyoming state Rep. Lynn Hutchings at Western Conservative Summit

July 29th, 2013|

Wyoming state Rep. Lynn Hutchings spoke on stage at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver on July 27, 2013, prior to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Here were her prepared remarks… […]

Ten key moments from the 2013 Western Conservative Summit

July 28th, 2013|

The Fourth Annual Western Conservative Summit proved to be a non-stop tour of memorable moments. From Mia Love’s address on opening night, to Allen West’s comments during Sunday’s lunch, attendees were treated to top conservative thinkers and national politicians. In addition to the networking opportunities, great vendors, and spark to action, the Summit harbored some powerful messages. After Senator Ted Cruz mentioned a petition to defund Obamacare (dontfundit.com) over ten thousand signatures were added within 24 hours. Here are just a few other memorable moments of WCS 2013: […]

Allen West sees a new generation of optimistic conservatism

July 28th, 2013|

After a moving speech by Mia Love, encouraging insights from Governor Mike Huckabee, and a profound expose of the left’s moral bankruptcy by Bill Whittle, Colonel Allen West took the stage to bring the fourth annual Western Conservative Summit to a close. The former Florida U.S. Representative touched on the topics that had been echoed throughout the weekend by such speakers as KT McFarland, Jonah Goldberg, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and others.

“So here we are, on the Lord’s Day, committed to the timeless principles of conservatism that have made us, America, the envy of the world,” West began. His remarks were […]

Michael Barone's prepared remarks for the Western Conservative Summit

July 28th, 2013|

Michael Barone, senior political analyst for The Washington Examiner and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics, participated Saturday in the Western Conservative Summit panel discussion titled, “Who owns the future?”

Below are remarks Barone prepared for the event, […]

Values and compassion embedded in Huckabee’s remarks to WCS

July 28th, 2013|

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee opened his remarks with some light hearted humor about his weekly trip to New York for his Fox News television show. In response to whether or not he would ever consider living in New York, the Former Governor simply said “I’ll consider living in New York, when Mayor Bloomberg will let me duck hunt in Central Park.” Huckabee talked briefly about […]

Petition to Defund Obamacare Explodes after Ted Cruz Speaks to WCS

July 28th, 2013|

Earlier in Today’s Western Conservative Summit, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) called on American conservatives to start signing a petition asking for the defunding of Obamacare. Cruz explained that when the time comes to vote for another Continuing Resolution, Cruz – along with Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) – have vowed to vote against any CR that includes funding for Obamacare. After Cruz’s announcement […]

American Education: Self-Government or Serfdom?

July 27th, 2013|

American education has strayed drastically from its original goals, ambitions, and purpose. At least that is according to a panel of Education experts at the Western Conservative Summit. Bill Armstrong, the President of Colorado Christian University, highlighted […]